Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
explosion killed workers and 205 things of oil was entered into the environment. $2.4 billion of the company's funds will be dedicated to environmental reservations. along with the criminal and environmental panel b.p. was also pay half a million dollars to settle claims with ask ec. it >>is approved by the court would have cost b.p. nearly $42 billion. in addition the company officials are facing criminal charges. the peace entered a statement stating that they apologize for their role and that they are trying to get a resolution. they stated that they have accepted responsibility. under the clean water act they also can be facing a $20 million penalty. and this could take three years to sort out. >>in missouri a 20 year-old man is accused of plotting a shooting at a showing of the new twilight mo. he confessed to a plot after he was tipped off by his mother. he started to target wal-mart instead. he stated that if he ran out family will go to wal-mart to get more and more. >>compensation amounts for the victims of the colorado theater shooting has been finalized. the families of the 12 peo
Nov 17, 2012 8:00am PST
reviews. if they had the environment impact reviews would show having a bullet train rubbing through farmlands would adversely affect agriculture. >> we are looking at a situation where a farmer might have to drive five miles to get from one side of his farm to the other because there is a rail. >> attorneys argue the environmental reviews were done properly and emphasize a delay could add to the high price tag. >> not to mention a delay could jeopardize mill billions of dollars in federal grant money that must be spent by 2017. >> a judge denied the preliminary injunction. project is going to proceed as planned. the plaintiffs are considering taking to federal court. >> new this morning, president obama is on his way to southeast asia with a tour on his way to high land. he is going to return to washington wednesday morning. before he left, the president recorded his weekly address urging tax cuts. >> we shouldn't hold the middle-class hostage while congress debates. let's keep taxes low for the million contrast and let's get it done soon so we can give families and businesses some
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
veterans are in a clean environment. more than 300 janitors at walter reed medical center say they haven't been paid in two weeks. supporters came out to stand in solidarity with the janitors tuesday at a rally in bethesda. 9news spoke with one of the frustrated employees. >> i have done the job. i have complied with their regulations and everything but i'm not getting paid. >> it tends to get frustrating. the federal contractor that employs the janitors says the government hasn't paid them so they can't pay their workers. >>> it is 5:52. making news now, business owners in lower manhattan may not be able to survive superstorm sandy, even those who have made enough repairs to be able to open have seen a dropoff in customers. many stores remain closed and even employees with open businesses are having their hours scaled back. >>> little good transportation news in new york after the big storm sandy. part of the battery tunnel reopened before last night's rush hour. 86 million gallons of water from sandy's storm surge swamped the tunnel which connects brooklyn to manhattan. >>> ocean city'